Parking will be ample and exist below ground and in structured lots.
Phase One with 740 residential units and 230,000 SF of retail on two city blocks will start in September 2008 and is scheduled for completion in 2010.
Regent Square offers distinct advantages to the City of Houston and its residents by expanding its property tax base; replacing aging housing with much needed infill housing; developing a fashionable open-air shopping and dining destination in the City’s urban core area; bringing commerce to Downtown’s western corridor; and offering an attractive development option to lessen Houston’s demand for suburban sprawl.
GID Urban Development Group
A division of The General Investment and Development Companies (GID), the GID Urban Development Group was formed to create pedestrian-oriented, mixed-use communities in locations with strong underlying fundamentals, such as easy access; close proximity to mass transit; and strong residential, retail, and office markets. GID Urban Development Group works with existing community leaders and municipalities to create compelling neighborhoods that will appreciate for the company and the city over the long-term.
The General Investment and Development Companies (GID)
The General Investment and Development Companies (GID) are diversified real estate operating companies based in Boston, Mass. with more than 45 years experience in developing, acquiring, and managing apartment communities, suburban office properties, and business parks.
Urbanism and Smart Growth
Urbanism adheres to smart growth principles to create compelling open space; build sustainable mixed-use real estate along pedestrian-friendly walkways; plan the efficient use of land; provide varied transportation and housing choices; and achieve proper density of population. Urbanism revives the community-oriented principals of traditional pedestrian-focused town planning.